‘Our children’s book business now accounts for more than half our annual sales,’ says Sourcebooks’ Kay Birkner as the company buys BES Publishing.
Sourcebooks will offer each employee a tailored approach to work and an option to operate in one of seven states.
The list of rights and licensing events grows as March without London Book Fair approaches. And Regency romance has its day online.
A three-book series with illustrator Ashley Evans opens with a picture book based on the Alphabet Rockers’ song ‘Not Alone.’
DK will handle European and British sales and marketing for Sourcebooks to expand the USA-based publisher’s international reach.
Industry Notes: The bestseller by Donald Trump’s niece is going into its 14th printing. And Penguin Random House India inks deals with US, UK independents.
The death of a co-publisher has moved up the timeline for an acquisition by Dominique Raccah’s Sourcebooks of Dawn Publications’ children’s nature books.
With a speaking appearance at Sharjah International Book Fair, Dominique Raccah introduced her new ‘Sourcebooks International’ team at Frankfurt.
The APA’s audiobook conference drew big crowds on BookExpo’s opening day, with other compelling discussions on storytelling, rights, and translation drawing modest audiences.
Stressing that Sourcebooks will retain its independence, Penguin Random House’s 45-percent stake in the American publisher may mean new international reach.